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Jelte

  • Origin: Old German
  • Gender: boy
Akinwalere Olaleye
Feb 08, 2024 By Akinwalere Olaleye
Originally Published on Sep 29, 2022
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The meaning of Jelte is ‘sacrifice’, or ‘protection'. The name is gotten from the Old High German word 'gelt' which means 'resolute protector'. It is formed from the two Old High German words Willio which means ‘will’, or ‘desire‘, and the word 'helm' which means ‘protection’, or 'helmet'. The name is most often given to persons of the male gender. The name is used as a first name, a middle name, and as a last name. A notable person with the name is Jelte Wicherts a professor at Tilburg University, specifically in the School of Social Thought and Behavioral Sciences. Jelte Pal is another notable person who plays football for the Dutch team in the Dutch football league. Jelte Steven Tuinstra (Jett Rebel) is a Dutch solo artist, multi-instrumentalist, composer, recording artist, and songwriter in the rock and pop genres. Some of his albums include ‘Live Forever’, ‘Venus & Mars’, ‘7’, ‘Super Pop’, ‘Truck’, ‘Hits For Kids’, and ‘Don’t Die On Me Now’. He has also been the recipient of several awards including the Edison Award Best Newcomer in 2014, 3FM Best Live Act in 2015, and the Elle Personal Style Award in 2017. Tom-Jelte Slagter is a Dutch Road Racing cyclist who competes professionally. He won the Tour Down Under in 2013 and has participated in several competition for professional cycling teams. Clemens Henricus Jeltes is a philanthropist, businessman, measurer, and sailor of Dutch background who has participated in seven Olympic games. Jelte Schoonheim is a cricket player from Dutch roots who featured in the Dutch Cricket team for an Intercontinental Cup match in 2007 and was on the Dutch Twenty20 cricket team two years later. Jelte Althuis is a bass clarinet player in the Dutch reed quintet ‘Calefax’ which is regarded as a classical ensemble but with a pop mentality. He also is the recipient of the Philip Morris Art Prize in the late ‘90s, the Kersjes van de Groenekan Prize, and the VSCD Classical Music prize together with the rest of the group.

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Jelte is most often associated with the gender: male.
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J-E-L-T-E, 5-letter male given name.

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Written by Akinwalere Olaleye

Bachelor of Arts specializing in English Literature

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Akinwalere OlaleyeBachelor of Arts specializing in English Literature

As a highly motivated, detail-oriented, and energetic individual, Olaleye's expertise lies in administrative and management operations. With extensive knowledge as an Editor and Communications Analyst, Olaleye excels in editing, writing, and media relations. Her commitment to upholding professional ethics and driving organizational growth sets her apart. She has a bachelor's degree in English Literature from the University of Benin, Edo State. 

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